Jamala Rogers, co-founder of Organization for Black Struggle, discusses its significance and the next steps for those on the ground in Ferguson Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. In breaking news, Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned on Wednesday. […]
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Jamala Rogers spent her childhood growing up in a working class neighborhood with her four siblings in Kansas City, MO. She came of political and cultural age during the tumultuous 60′s and became active in the black student movement. She's been organizing and raising hell ever since.
Jamala is a featured columnist for the award-winning St. Louis American newspaper, St. Louis' largest black weekly and is on the editorial boards of BlackCommentator.com and The Black Scholar. She has authored many articles for both local and national publications on issues that she is passionately involved in. She is the author of The Best of the Way I See It, a compilation of her political writings over the last twenty years. Jamala was a 2011 recipient of the Alston-Bannerman Fellowship for Organizers of Color. She has received numerous awards and citations for her commitment to racial justice and gender equity.